Last night Queen Sugar concluded its third season. To mark the occasion, we got together to hash out what the hell is going on with Nova Bordelon and the realities of bi/pan erasure for black women characters on television.
Unlike Orange Is the New Black, Queen Sugar’s approach to Black Lives Matter storytelling works because it doesn’t resort to excessive violence or torture porn to make its point.
“It is, and I say this without any hyperbole or doubt, the closest I have EVER come on television to seeing a love that looks mine and looks like how I express it. Ever. Ever. EVER.”